Dassault Super Mystère B2

The Dassault Super Mystère is a French fighter-bomber and was the first Western European supersonic aircraft to enter mass production.

As the Super Mystère B.2, sometimes known as the SMB.2, the aircraft entered production in 1957. The production version differed from the prototype by having a more powerful SNECMA Atar 101G engine. A total of 180 Super Mystère B.2s were built.

General characteristics

Crew: 1
Length: 14.13 m (46 ft 4 in)
Wingspan: 10.51 m (34 ft 6 in)
Height: 4.6 m (15 ft 1 in)
Wing area: 32 m2 (340 sq ft)


Empty weight: 6,930 kg (15,278 lb)
Gross weight: 9,000 kg (19,842 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 10,000 kg (22,046 lb)
Fuel capacity: 2,000 kg (4,409 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × SNECMA Atar 101G-2 afterburning turbojet engine, 33.3 kN (7,500 lbf) thrust dry, 44.1 kN (9,900 lbf) with afterburner

Performance

Maximum speed: 1,195 km/h (743 mph, 645 kn) at 11,000 m (36,089 ft)
Maximum speed: Mach 1.12
Combat range: 870 km (540 mi, 470 nmi)
Ferry range: 1,175 km (730 mi, 634 nmi)
Service ceiling: 17,000 m (56,000 ft)


Rate of climb: 89 m/s (17,500 ft/min)
Wing loading: 281 kg/m2 (58 lb/sq ft)
Thrust/weight: 0.5

Armament

Guns: 2× 30 mm (1.18 in) DEFA 552 cannons with 150 rounds per gun
Rockets: 2× Matra rocket pods with 18× SNEB 68 mm rockets each


Missiles: 2× Rafael Shafrir AAMs
Bombs: 2,680 kg (5,000 lb) of payload on four external hardpoints, including a variety of bombs, reconnaissance pods or Drop tanks

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